"Presented in this volume are command and staff rosters, composition of divisions, attachments and detachments, assignments and attachments to higher units, command post locations, and pertinent statistics. With some exception, the material presented for each division dates from its arrival in the European Theater to the end of hostilities on May 9, 1945. For units arriving from the North African Theater, the record begins on August 15, 1944, the date of the invasion of southern France. What is presented is a tabulation of each unit's official record. For each division, the following information is given: insignia, nickname significance, and motto; command and staff; composition (organic units, attachments, detachments); assignments and attachments to higher units; and command posts." See also Order of Battle of the United States Army Ground Forces in World War II: Pacific Theater of Operations (1959).